Vivia Font is an actress and theater collaborator. Most recently, she worked on the PlayOn! Festival at Classic Stage Company in NYC, where she performed in 5 different Shakespeare play adaptation workshops. PlayOn! adaptors include Lloyd Suh, Caridad Svitch, Josh Wilder, Lisa Peterson, Andrea Thome.
Her NYC theater credits include Recent Alien Abductions (SoHo Rep) and villa (The Wild Project), both produced by PlayCo; a 6-person Romeo & Juliet with NY Classical Theatre; underneathmybed (Rattlestick); and other work with The Atlantic Theater, The Public, The Vineyard, Ensemble Studio Theatre, SOL Project, Primary Stages, LABrynth, The Lark, and others. Her regional credits include Oregon Shakespeare Festival (2 seasons), The Old Globe, Cincinnati Playhouse, The Denver Center, McCarter Theatre and others. Font has done multiple plays by Tanya Saracho, the show runner for VIDA, and collaborated with acclaimed artists such as Guillermo Calderón, Karen Zacarias, Octavio Solis, Juliette Carrillo, Florencia Lozano, and Adrian Noble among others. Her film and television credits include One Life to Live, Sarbane’s Oxley, Love, Repeat.
As a director, Vivia has worked on multiple Shakespeare plays and recently collaborated with writer/actor Matt Zambrano on Finding Mowgli, a one-man show.
Font has various writing projects in the works, including a bilingual (Spanish) pilot about first-generation Latinos in the US, an identity which she shares.
She received a BFA from NYU Tisch (Playwrights Horizons) and MFA from USD/The Old Globe. She is a member of The Actors Center.
Opening Right Stories: Vivia Font
Actor, writer, director, producer, educator, and new mom from Central New Jersey, Vivia Font shares her story about Opening Night / Opening Right for New Jersey Theatre Alliance.